ADI vs ACI

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by SofaKing, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. SofaKing

    SofaKing Well-Known Member

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    What's the difference between the Nightforce Angle Degree Indicator and Angle Cosine Indicator? Would either of these be beneficial to a newbie learning to shoot long range? Is one easier to use? Is the nightforce model only to be used with their software/scopes?
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  2. SofaKing

    SofaKing Well-Known Member

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    Any one?
     
  3. pyroducksx3

    pyroducksx3 Well-Known Member

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    They are very useful. It really just depends on which value your ballistic app uses. I use the degree version. So pick an app and see which value you need and then get the corresponding aci/adi
     
  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    Try the search in the upper right corner.The one reads in angle and other in cosign. Depends on what you prefer,or how you like to input info in calcs. I use cosign,maybe more old school or the fact that I can figure easy in field,basically a percentage of yardage. But a cosign indacator also reads every 5 degrees also on areas marked on gauge so you can use either way if you keep that in mind.For example input 500 yard with 45 degree angle = the same 500 X .7 cos for 350 solution is a simplified example,they both do same thing
     
  5. SofaKing

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    Okay thanks for clarifying.